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Archivo de Etiquetas: Obama Administration

Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo

EJIL Blog of the European Journal of International Law

Active Hostilities and International Law Limits to Trump’s Executive Order on Guantanamo In his State of the Union speech on January 30, 2018, U.S. President Donald Trump announced his signing of a new executive order aimed at keeping open the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, as well as …

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Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels

Obama Says U.S. Will Recognize Syrian Rebels WASHINGTON — President Obama said Tuesday that the United States would formally recognize a coalition of Syrian opposition groups as that country’s legitimate representative, intensifying the pressure on President Bashar al-Assad to give up his bloody struggle to stay in power. Mr. Obama’s …

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Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International Law

Bin Laden Sons Say U.S. Broke International Law The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama over their father’s death, accusing the United States of violating legal principles. By SCOTT SHANE WASHINGTON — The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President …

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U.N. Poverty Goals Face Accountability Questions

U.N. Poverty Goals Face Accountability Questions There is little disagreement over the United Nations goal of eliminating dire poverty, but there is plenty of criticism about how leaders are going about it. UNITED NATIONS — For all the bitter debates pitting nations against one another, there is conspicuously little disagreement …

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The Honduran Crisis and the Turn to Constitutional Legitimism, Part II: The Pitfalls of Constitutional Legitimism

The Honduran Crisis and the Turn to Constitutional Legitimism, Part II: The Pitfalls of Constitutional Legitimism In my previous post on this topic, I argued that the international reaction to the Honduran coup potentially augurs a shift in foundational norms governing the relationship between international and domestic legal authority.  I …

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